Direct MP3 Download: Linux For The Rest Of Us #62 – Just A Linux Guy
Episode 62 Show Notes
[03:00] Basic Basic
What is FrostCast – The podcast network of your favorite GNU/Linux media.
[06:47] The Best Text Expansion App for Linux – Linux doesn’t have very many choices in the realm of text expansion, making the go-to app for the platform—AutoKey—our choice for the best.
[09:52] Gallery: The 20 most significant events in Linux’s 20-year history – You can argue about which specific date is Linux’s official birthday. Heck, even Linus Torvalds thinks there are four different dates in 1991 that might deserve the honor of being the operating system’s birthday. Be that as it may, Linux is twenty years so let’s take a walk though time with Linux at some of its high, and low, points.
[15:11] Arch Linux – “It is what you make it” – Many Linux distributions have taken the path of easy GUI-based installation, in order to appeal to a broader mix of users. But not Arch Linux, which emphasises simplicity of technical complexity over general usability.
[19:17] Humble Bundle – What is the Humble Bundle? It is our take on digital distribution, where anyone can pay any amount of money they like for great DRM-free games. All of the games are cross-platform running on Mac, Windows, and Linux.
[29:31] Arduino – Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It’s intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments.
[33:10] TED – Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world.
[35:27] 15 Free and Open Source Calculators for Students – For students who need a calculator that offers memory, trigonometric, graphs or even factorial functions, this list of 15 free calculators for use on your laptop, desktop or mobile device will get you started with solving complex equations.
[37:54] Linux Game Devs Upload Their Own Game on Pirate Bay, Strangely It Increases Sales.
[42:13] Weekend Project: Record Podcasts with Traverso – Traverso is an audio recording and editing suite of tools that allows the user to create multi-track recordings, and is perfectly suited for spoken word podcasts. Traverso has a nice plug-in system and a minimal user-interface that won’t get in the way of the user. This recording software is cross-platform as well as open source, so it’s very Linux friendly.
[47:46] Three Worthwhile Open Source Project Management Apps – Project management applications come with a wide range of options and features. Deciding upon the right application for your purposes comes down to how well the software handles the tasks you need most, and personal preference. Here are three project management applications to consider, each with strengths that might suit your specific needs.
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